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The dark chocolate peppermint cookies recipe featured by top Utah Foodie Among the Young: image of close up cookie

Easy Dark Chocolate Peppermint Cookies

Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 cup unsalted butter (slightly softened)
  • 2 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs (cold)
  • 1/3 cup Dark Cocoa
  • 2 cup flour
  • 1/2 cup cake flour
  • 2 tsp cake flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 10 oz bag Andes peppermint chips
  • 1 10 oz JoJos peppermint cookies crushed
  • peppermint candies crushed

Instructions

  1. Crush candy canes in a blender or food processor. Set aside. 

  2. In a bowl, mix all dry ingredients together.

  3. Crush Peppermint Jo-Jo cookies in blender of food processor. Set aside. 

  4. Preheat oven to 425.

  5. Cut butter into pieces; beat butter and sugar until smooth. 

  6. Add eggs and cocoa. 

  7. Slowly add dry ingredients to the wet ingredients. 

  8. Fold in peppermint JoJos and Andes Peppermint chips. 

  9. Measure cookie dough to 6oz (these cookies do not require refrigeration before baking)

  10. Roll each 6oz dough ball in the crushed peppermint candies. 

  11. Bake 4-5 cookies at a time for 5-7 minutes. 

  12. They are done when a top crust forms. 

  13. Let sit 30 minutes.